Zint Barcode Generator and Zint Barcode Studio User Manual

A. Character Encoding

This section is intended as a quick reference to the character sets used by Zint. All symbologies use standard ASCII input as shown in section A.1, but some support extended character support as shown in the subsequent section.

A.1 ASCII Standard

The ubiquitous ASCII standard is well known to most computer users. It's reproduced here for reference.

Hex

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

0

NULL

DLE

SPACE

0

@

P

`

p

1

SOH

DC1

!

1

A

Q

a

q

2

STX

DC2

2

B

R

b

r

3

ETX

DC3

#

3

C

S

c

s

4

EOT

DC4

$

4

D

T

d

t

5

ENQ

NAK

%

5

E

U

e

u

6

ACK

SYN

&

6

F

V

f

v

7

BEL

ETB

7

G

W

g

w

8

BS

CAN

(

8

H

X

h

x

9

TAB

EM

)

9

I

Y

i

y

A

LF

SUB

*

:

J

Z

j

z

B

VT

ESC

+

;

K

[

k

{

C

FF

FS

,

<

L

\

l

|

D

CR

GS

-

=

M

]

m

}

E

SO

RS

.

>

N

^

n

~

F

SI

US

/

?

O

_

o

DEL

A.2 Latin Alphabet No 1 (ISO 8859-1)

A common extension to the ASCII standard, Latin-1 is used to expand the range of Code 128, PDF417 and other symbols. Input strings should be in Unicode format

Hex

8

9

A

B

C

D

E

F

0

NBSP

°

À

Ð

à

ð

1

¡

±

Á

Ñ

á

ñ

2

¢

²

Â

Ò

â

ò

3

£

³

Ã

Ó

ã

ó

4

¤

´

Ä

Ô

ä

ô

5

¥

μ

Å

Õ

å

õ

6

¦

Æ

Ö

æ

ö

7

§

·

Ç

×

ç

÷

8

¨

¸

È

Ø

è

ø

9

©

¹

É

Ù

é

ù

A

ª

º

Ê

Ú

ê

ú

B

«

»

Ë

Û

ë

û

C

¬

¼

Ì

Ü

ì

ü

D

SHY

½

Í

Ý

í

ý

E

®

¾

Î

Þ

î

þ

F

¯

¿

Ï

ß

ï

ÿ